Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Mar 21, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Thu Apr 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join Toronto children's writer Andrew Larsen, author of The Man Who Loved Libraries: the Story of Andrew Carnegie, for the 16th Albert Lahmer Memorial Lecture at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books. Andrew will t...

Wed Mar 13, 2019 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Wattpad stories have been made into movies, TV shows, and best-selling novels. Watty Award winner Maaja Wentz explains how to serialize your story on Wattpad and attract an international readership.

Wed Apr 10, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Award-winning poet, writer and teacher, Adam Sol, shares his whimsical book with readers who are afraid they "don't get" poetry but who believe that, with a welcoming guide, they might conquer their fear and cultivate a new a...

Wed Mar 06, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Runnymede

Johnny Bower came to be known as one of the greatest Toronto Maple Leafs of all time. He was known as a tough, ageless player who wanted nothing more than to be in the crease night after night. He spent eleven seasons with t...

Tue May 07, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Samra Zafar arrived in Canada as a teenage bride in an arranged marriage, and faced over a decade of oppression and opposition. Refusing to give up, she took the courageous step to leave her marriage and build a new life for ...

Thu Apr 04, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: City Hall

Johnny Bower came to be known as one of the greatest Toronto Maple Leafs of all time. He was known as a tough, ageless player who wanted nothing more than to be in the crease night after night. He spent eleven seasons with t...

Wed May 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Samra Zafar arrived in Canada as a teenage bride in an arranged marriage, and faced over a decade of oppression and opposition. Refusing to give up, she took the courageous step to leave her marriage and build a new life for ...

Wed Mar 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Runnymede

With The Gown, Jennifer Robson takes us inside the workrooms where one of the most famous wedding gowns in history was created. The Gown is an enthralling historical novel about one of the most famous wedding dresses of the t...

Mon May 06, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Do you have a fear of Public Speaking?...